Melinda C Anderson is an assistant professor at the Univesrity of Colorado School of Medicine. She is also Director of Audiology at the Univesrity of Colorado Health Hearing and Balance Clinic. Melinda received her BA from University of Florida in 1999, her MS from Vanderbilt University in 2002, and her PhD from University of Colorado in 2010. Melinda’s primary research interests revolve around individuals with hearing loss and their use of hearing aids. This path of work includes clinical outcomes for users of hearing aids, the interaction between hearing aid outcomes and cognition, and the impact of age and memory status on speech perception.